The Teaching and Learning Committee of the American Academy of Religion has announced Shafique N. Virani as the recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award. Shafique Virani

Virani is Distinguished Professor of Islamic Studies and chair of the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto. Virani will make remarks and engage in questions and answers during the Special Topics Forum at this year’s Annual Meeting in San Diego, California – join in the conversation on Sunday, November 23 from 1:00 PM–2:30 PM at the Hilton Bayfront, Room 520.

>> Read the feature interview of Shafique by Lerone Martin, chair of the AAR Teaching and Learning Committee